Petitio principii

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"Because it was written by [[God]]."<br>
 
"Because it was written by [[God]]."<br>
 
This begs the question "How do you know that god wrote it?"
 
This begs the question "How do you know that god wrote it?"
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[[Category: Logical fallacies]]

Revision as of 08:45, 31 July 2006

Begging the Question occures when a statement or explanation is made upon an assumption that requires another explanation.

Example

"How do you know the Bible is correct?"
"Because it was written by God."
This begs the question "How do you know that god wrote it?"

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